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West-East Gas Pipeline Project Delivering Clean Energy and  Facilitating Low-carbon Transition

In December 2016, the eastern section of the Third West-East Pipeline (Line Three) was fed with gas.Line Three is another pipeline running from west to east in China and linked to the Central Asia Gas Pipeline after Line Two. The eastern section of Line Three will help Eastern China realize low-carbon transition and turn resource advantages in Central Asia and Western China into economic and environmental advantages.

The West-East Pipeline network will be able to deliver 77 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually upon completion, accounting for 37% of China’s total natural gas consumption in 2016, replacing 160 million tons of standard coal and reducing CO2 and SO2 emissions by 290 million tons and 1.97 million respectively.

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